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Art, wine, music and books … what more could you ask for?

El Dorado Hills Library volunteers are breaking all the rules for one night. Guests at the first A Night at the Library fundraiser can ignore those “no food or drink in the library” signs and won’t hear a “shhh” from anyone behind the check-out counter. The El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library event on […]

No Comment / November 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

Oak Ridge present “The Sound of Music”

Learning to sing — Maria  (Jillian Curry), center, teaches Gretl ((Hannah Spears), Marta (Natalie Broadbent) Kurt (Kaden Call), Liesl (Isabella Fay), Luisa (Delaney Kelleher) and Friedrich (Ethan Gomez) musical notes in “The Sound of Music.”

El Dorado Hills comes alive with the sound of music this month as Oak Ridge High School presents the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. For more than five decades, “The Sound of Music” has entertained thousands of theater goers and the film starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer has played in countless homes year after year. […]

No Comment / November 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: October 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 1: Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a victim’s bedroom on Cameron Park Road. Oct. 2:  A petty theft  was reported on Mojave Court. Oct. 5: A 21-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were contacted at the Motel 6 on Coach Lane and suspected of drug related […]

No Comment / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Hometown hero: Frank Pacholl

Army Pvt. Frank T. Pacholl has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic […]

No Comment / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Firefighters, Rotarians team up for safety project

El Dorado Hills engineer/paramedic Dave Ward changes batteries in a smoke detector while Explorer Jared Gotro watches Saturday morning. Every year fire department staff teams up with El Dorado Hills Rotarians for this project. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Door bells rang loud in El Dorado Hills’ Four Seasons community Saturday morning as El Dorado Hills firefighters, Rotarians and youth volunteers stopped by to make sure seniors had fresh batteries in their smoke detectors and CO monitors. This long-stading project has kept hundreds, if not thousands, of families safe over the years. This year teams brought […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Firefighters smashing walls, breaking through doors at old station

Capt. Chris Storz and engineer Mike Gygax watch as firefighter Jeno Inzerillo, left to right, uses the chain saw to vent the roof at the old Station 84 on Francisco Drive. Firefighers are using the old building  as a training facility until it's demolished likely later this year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills firefighters have a head start on the old Station 84′s demolition (officially slated for sometime this winter). They’re using the old building as a safe training ground for dangerous work. Using electric saws that cut through metal as well as wood, sledgehammers and other tools of the trade, firefighters in full gear […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 16-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: On probation Oct. 16: A 17-year-old boy received a citation after deputies reportedly found him in possession of marijuana during a probation search on Woedee Drive. Safely stored Oct. 17: Someone burglarized an RV stored at a Latrobe Road facility. Vandals strike Oct. 17: […]

No Comment / October 24, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »